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Erickson Air Museum takes off in Madras

Madras air museum ready for takeoff

Planes from all stretches of time have made their way to Madras and are set for their big debut, just in time for this weekend's Airshow of the Cascades.


Redmond seeks volunteers for bike-pedestrian count

The Redmond Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee will be conducting the first-ever Redmond bicycle and pedestrian counts this September and is seeking volunteers to help with the count!

Can Bend ramp up ADA work

Feds' ADA sign-off stings Bend's disabled

A month after the U.S. Department of Justice told the city of Bend it has “acceptably progressed” in meeting Americans with Disabilities Act requirements and was closing the file on a decade-old lawsuit settlement, city councilors heard Wednesday night from disabled residents who called for a higher priority on the unfinished work.

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Forest Service seeks more firefighting money

The High Desert has been getting a cooldown welcomed by many, but fire season is far from over. The long and heavy fire season in the Pacific Northwest is, however, burning through the federal budget allotted to it.

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Two area closures lifted as wildfires contained

Two area closures around fires near Cultus Lake and the John Day River were lifted Tuesday as firefighters continue to make progress on the remaining blazes in Central Oregon, officials said.

Crime Stoppers Stolen park gear

Crime Stoppers: Bend park vehicle, gear stolen

Deschutes County sheriff's deputies need your help finding a thief who got away with $20,000 in park equipment.


Bend Police Dept. expands fingerprinting services

The Bend Police Department is increasing fingerprinting services due to a high level of interest.

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Oregon Civil Air Patrol to hold statewide exercises

The Oregon wing of the Civil Air Patrol says it will be conducting a statewide US Air Force-evaluated exercise this weekend with a set of scenarios to train for and test its capability and preparedness to respond to various emergency situations.

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Almond, peanut butter recall hits shoppers, food banks

NeighborImpact learned Wednesday of a voluntary recall by nSPIRED Natural Foods of certain kinds of almond butter and peanut butter possibly contaminated with Salmonella; video: NewsChannel 21's Dan McCarthy talked with the agency and area shoppers.


La Pine DMV field office hours changing

The La Pine DMV field office’s hours of business will change to Thursdays instead of Tuesdays, and the office will be open a half hour longer. The changes will take effect the week of Sept. 1.


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